Forms Of Devotion

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Everett Ferguson is Professor of Church History Emeritus at Abilene Christian University. A specialist in early Christian history, his work in this field includes the books Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, Studies in Early Christianity, and The Church of Christ: A Biblical Ecclesiology for Today

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Table of Contents

Series Introduction vii
Volume Introduction ix
Conversion and Salvation in the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles 1
The "Catechetical" School of Early Christian Alexandria and Its Philonic Heritage 19
Justification by Faith in Augustine and Origen 49
Baptism Portrayed as Martyrdom in the Early Church 62
On Rebaptism: Social Organization in the Third Century Church 81
Ulfila's Own Conversion 119
The Prayer of the Heart in Syriac Tradition 133
The Spirituality of Chrysostom's Commentary on the Psalms 145
Augustine's Distinctive Use of the Psalms in the Confessions: The Role of Music and Recitation 157
Martyr Devotion in the Alexandrian School: Origen to Athanasius 171
How on Earth Could Places Become Holy? Origins of the Christian Idea of Holy Places 183
Exegesis and Spirituality in the Writings of Gregory the Great 198
The Origins of Monasticism 211
Withdrawing from the Desert: Pachomius and the Development of Village Monasticism in Upper Egypt 233
New Perspectives on the Origenist Controversy: Human Embodiment and Ascetic Strategies 253
Evagrius of Pontus' "Letter to Melania" I 272
Monastic Journey According to John Cassian 311
Acknowledgments 323
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